On June 20, 2021, the 10th Beihang University Vision Forum for International Young Scholars was held both online and offline simultaneously. More than 50 doctors from Tsinghua University, Peking University, Beihang University, University of Science and Technology of China and other domestic famous universities were present at the meeting. Over 500 talents from leading foreign universities such as Harvard University and Oxford University attended the meeting through online platforms.
Among the attendees were Beihang Party Committee Secretary Cao Shumin, Deputy Party Secretary Zhao Gang, Academician Zheng Zhiming, Academician Su Donglin, and leaders from various schools. Zhang Yi, Director of Human Resource Department, presided over the ceremony.
The main forum
In her keynote speech, Cao shumin delivered her warmest welcome to all scholars from home and abroad. She said that Beihang University was born for and grows together with the country, and it has always been serving the country's major strategic needs over the past 70 years. With a strong sense of patriotism in serving the nation, Beihangers have made significant contributions in the field of aeronautics and astronautics and will spare no effort to create a more brilliant future. To promote the development of the nation and the university, Beihang will adopt a more active, open and effective talent introduction policy to attract talents. She welcomes young talents from all over the world to join Beihang and seek common development.
Cao Shumin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University, delivered a keynote speech
The 10th Beihang University Vision Forum for International Young Scholars officially kicked off as Cao Shumin, Zhao Gang, Zheng Zhiming and Su Donglin pushed the start button together.
The opening ceremony
Centering on three topics of national tasks, technological innovation, and talent introduction and cultivation, Zhao Gang comprehensively reviewed Beihang’s development and achievements since its establishment. He introduced the historical evolution of the disciplinary construction of the university and the disciplinary planning and development goals in the future. He pointed out that to meet the national strategic needs, Beihang will promote the disciplinary strategic construction and the development of Shahe Campus, forming a “dual-core mode” of rapid development. He sincerely invited talented young people to join the faculty of Beihang and join hands to realize the dream of life.
Zhao Gang, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University, delivered a speech
Following that, Academician Su Donglin, Prof. Hu Qinglei and Prof. Zhao Weisheng gave special reports on the research progress and key scientific issues in their specialized fields respectively.
Academician Su Donglin, Prof. Hu Qinglei and Prof. Zhao Weisheng gave special reports
In the following panel discussion, Prof. Lyu Weifeng, Assistant to the President and Executive Vice Dean of the Graduate School, Prof. Tao Fei, Vice Dean of the Institute of Science and Technology, Prof. Wu Ruilin, Vice Director of the Development and Planning Department and Director of the Discipline Construction Division, and Prof. Liu Mingjie, Dean of the School of Chemistry, briefed the guests on related policies on university planning and development, postgraduate resources, discipline construction, scientific research platform support, and resource guarantee, and shared successful experiences and insights on employment choices and personal development.
Prof. Lyu Weifeng, Prof. Tao Fei, Prof. Wu Ruilin and Prof. Liu Mingjie introduced related polices and shared their experiences
On the afternoon of June 20, four sub-forums were simultaneously held, covering engineering science, information science, materials physics and chemistry, and business and economics. Participants had in-depth discussions on international academic frontiers and hot issues in each specific field.
Since 2016, the forum has been held 9 times and in recent years, it has made great contributions to talent introduction. Nearly 200 young talents have landed jobs in the university and 43 of them were chosen into the National Talents Introduction Plan.
Reported by Xue Guoqing
Reviewed by Zhang Yi
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Li Xueru